As Scouts BSA launch nears, here’s the right way to welcome girls

Excitement continues to build for the launch of Scouts BSA, the new name for the program that will welcome boys and girls in separate troops beginning in February 2019. I’ve heard…

Talakto Leader Recognition Banquet – tickets and awards

The Talakto District leader recognition banquet is set for January 19, 2019.  We hope to see you there. Here’s how to get ready: Purchase tickets for dinner.  There are several…

Give the Gift of Scouting – News from the Scout Shop

    News from the Scout Shop   Drop into your closest Scout Shop for big savings on great gift ideas for the Scout or Scouter in your life!   Also,…

Fun Troop Meetings and Outings – How To

    Fun Troop Meetings and Outings   Have you ever wondered how to increase the size of your troop AND keep the youth you have?  Fun Troop Meetings and…

Coosa Lodge – Winter Activities

    Coosa Lodge   December 26-28 is Coosa’s annual Ceremonies Summit at Camp Westmoreland.  This is a wonderful opportunity to become involved and learn more about Native American dance,…

Cosmic Carols and Cocoa – Dec. 9

      The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is offering a magical start to the holiday season with Cosmic Carols and Cocoa, Sunday, Dec. 9, from 1 to 4…

Happy Hollidays

  Happy Holidays!   From all of us at the Greater Alabama Council, Boy Scouts of America, we hope you and yours have a happy and safe Holiday season!

Recharters Due Dec. 14

Having a current unit charter is how Your Scouts advance Your insurance covers your activities Your Unit EXISTS, officially. Please get your charter updated.  Your district executive and your commissioners…

Christmas Party at Round Table

Talakto Scout Leaders,   Next Thursday, 6 December, we will have our 2nd annual District Christmas Party in lieu of Roundtable.  We will still hold the event at 1st Methodist…

Scout Story Contest

    Share your story!   Do you have a favorite camp memory?  Did you have a favorite campout?  We are looking for your story!  The Greater Alabama Council is…

Rocket Explorer Experience – for Cubs

      The U.S. Space & Rocket Center invites Cub Scouts and friends to join us this Thanksgiving break for the Rocket Explorer Experience! Rocket Explorer Experiences are one…

Scouts BSA

On February 1, 2019, the Boy Scouts of America will begin admitting girls into Scouts BSA. One of the characteristics of Scouting—for over a hundred years—is that no matter when…